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shipping at fedex office. >>> and a good saturday afternoon to you. i'm craig melvin coming to you from washington, d.c., it's our nation's capital and we're covering the president's end of the first term, and the nation is gearing up for the big day on monday when president obama takes the public oath of office in front of hundreds of thousands, and if you're planning to watch it in person, bundle up. forecasters predicting the temperatures are in the mid-30s and expected to be breezy, as well. >> big news in the debt ceiling, the house gop considering on raising the debt limit. we'll bring you more details and the senate judiciary committee, patrick leahy announced he'll be taking up issues of gun violence and immigration in the new term. republicans and democrats recently announced senate committee assignments and we'll talk about that as well. this afternoon the president kicked off the national day of service volunteering at a school here in the d.c. area. tomorrow he will take the oath of office in a private ceremony at noon. nbc's kristen welker is at the white house. nbc news se
craig helped pass an nra bill protecting gun companies from liabilities if their products were used in a crime. since then the nra has received as much as $38 million from gun makers including beretta usa and block. and today larry craig is now a member of the board of the national rifle association. no word on if he has his own restroom in virginia just across the river from washington d.c. >> he is ceo of murphysboro based manufacturing that making a sniper rifle that has a range of a mile and can pierce armor. he gets richer and richer from killi killings in his state. even the bof nor governor of ca thought his product does not belong in a villain hands. pete brownell is the born rich grandson of the founder of the company that is now one of the largest suppliers of firearm parts and accessories. the company has been awarded the ring of freedom. still, murder profit tear has claimed that he has no financial interest in the positions of the nra. since 2005, people associated with the company have donated as much as $5 million to the nra. on the board as mepgsed last night is the
picture's on the wall, seven yellow jerseys hanging up there. i talked to the general manager, craig staley, runs mellow johnny's here. he's known lance armstrong since they were teenagers growing up in the dallas, they used to race against each other. for people like craig, the news has been the hardest to handle as they see their friend kind of everything kind of come unraveling around him. he told me he had his suspiciouses for some thyme. but nonetheless, he's seen lance armstrong go through what he's going through this week. even though it's self-inflicted, it is very difficult. have you -- i mean have you lost faith in him? >> no, no. there's still a lot there. you know, there's still a lot of things that he's done and accomplished outside of the seven tour de france. that's everything right now is focused on that. when you take him, the person, look at all of the things he's done, people he's inspired, people he's helped with cancer, there's a much bigger story. i think that part of the story will start to come around. a lot of people are sort of abandoning him quickly. i thin
of opportunity to drill down deeper. introducing craig fugate is a challenge. the federal emergency management agency sent the people don't care about except when that's the only thing they hear about. you don't hear about them, but when a disaster strikes they are front and center in the news the federal perception is a roller coaster ride. after katrina was subject to a lot of criticism. the last four years, fema is stand in an appreciation and has risen dramatic way. it has gained a level of respect that i think it's absolutely essential and reflects the fact that leadership is really given a lot of preparations so when disaster strikes, fema is ready. not just a thought, but its relationships with different levels of government and that is due in very large part to the leadership that craig fugate has brought to fema. his background is interesting. he began as a volunteer firefighter and emergency paramedic. now if any of you have had an opportunity to interact with volunteer firefighters and paramedics come you know these are some of the very best people in our society. i happen to know s
, craig bigio, long-time second baseman and curt schilling who helped the red sox win the world series in 2004, 2007, the fact that they got shut out, doe that surprise you? >> it does. at least one of them should go in there. i wonder if what happened is did all the writers say there's too many guys connected to steroids, let's not put anybody in. listen, craig bigio got 3061 hits. he is the first player that was on the ballot for the first time, didn't make the hall of fame, since 1945. that's how long that's been, okay? there hasn't been anybody going to the hall of fame since 1996. so that's strange too. and i just -- we've got friends in cooperstown that own stores and they really rely on cooperstown week to survive for the whole year, and we just wonder what's going to happen with those people with no induction. >> while i have you here, can we talk about lance armstrong, speaking of performance enhancing drugs? what do you make of his situation. >> well, lance is a little bit like me, and i'll tell you why. for anybody watching us talk, i would give them some advice. if you do s
to report that craig lewis and his fine staff in our economic analysis division have completed the rigorous study of economic analysis that a bipartisan majority of commissioners have long ago asked for in advance of new rulemaking. we are currently working with economic analysis staff in the division of investment management to shape it perform proposal based on that economic analysis. separately, i am encouraged by chairman walter's commitment, even as we continue to implement this on every day issues that affect investors must. in the coming months, i look forward to working together to address the commissioners priorities. the short-term priorities such as the long-overdue amendment of the commission's capital and the customer protection was and longer-term engaging in a thorough evaluation of market structure issues. last done in a conference of manner and the commissions market report back in 1994. all of the recent talk of gridlock in a divided commission, i believe that notwithstanding our party and policy differences, this commission is fully united in its desire to carry out the c
they can't take away from him is his cancer survivorship. >> and for craig staley, a long-time friend, that's what he is he holding on to. armstrong is one of the owners. staley and armstrong have known each other since they were teenagers. >> have you lost faith in him? >> there's still a lot of things that he's done and accomplished outside of the seven tours of france. a lot of people are abandoning him really quickly and i think that -- i think that was in some ways a rush to judgment. because i've known the guy a long time and story's not over and he's not finished. >> reporter: but many of lance armstrong's biggest enemies in the cycling world, and there are many, now must feel that they are looking down on the mountain top on him. >> the anti-doping agency says simply sitting down with an interview would not lift the lifetime ban that he faceses because of the report that came back out in october but they said that he will have to sit down under oath and help investigators understand how all of this happened in the cycling industry but a source close to the situation, aware of what's
for skyfall. we saw you give daniel craig a high five. >> he's so nice. >> reporter: and jessica chase tan and "homeland's" claire danes. >> how wias it? >> it was amazing. >> reporter: including hbo's show that took home vel bigs comedy and was the life of the backstage party. lena dunham bunny-hopped over to us after the win. >> we love our jobs so much. >> we can't believe this is happening to us. >> reporter: fey and poehler killing. >> just enough of dirty, naughty zblabs there to make it spicy. >> reporter: julianne moore thanked fey and katie couric. cool to be thanked by you. >> i did my research. the thing about tina and katie. >> reporter: it was great night to be a new mom. does that change the way you see life and situations like this now that you're a mom? >> i'm a bit more ambition. legacy. it's my first role, isn't it, being a mum? >> reporter: jessica chastain's dade? her grandma. >> i'm so proud. >> reporter: all in all, star-studded girl's night out. it's good to be a girl. >> great to be a girl, thank you. >> a really great moment. i just finished speaking with the cast
, i'm happy to report that craig lewis and his fine staff in our economic analysis division have completed the rigorous studies and economic analysis that a bipartisan majority of commissioners have long ago asked for in advance of considering a new rule making. we are currently working with economic analysis staff in the division of investors not shape a reform proposal base odd then that rigorous economic analysis. separately, i'm encouraged by chairman walters' commitment even as we continue to implement the mandate to focusing as well on the everyday core blocking and tackling issues that affect investors most. in the coming months, i look forward to working together to address the commission's priorities both short-term priorities such as the long overdue amendment to the commission's net capital and customer protection rules, and longer term ones such as engaging in a formal, thorough evaluation of equity market structure issues, last done in a comprehensive manner in the for the recent talk and gridlock, notwithstanding with our party and policy differences, this commissio
craig fugate, the lessons will focus on hurricane katrina, the ongoing drought and earthquake in japan on c-span 3 at 8:30 eastern. on c-span 2 at 9:00 a.m. eastern, a brookings institution conference on innovation and the economy. panelists in the day long event are scheduled to include the presidents and c.e.o.'s of alcoa, procter & gamble and nike. >> he had been talking about this dream he'd had. he talked about it for years, the american dream, and that it had become his dream and he had been in detroit just a few months before and he had talked about, you know, i have a dream that america will some day realize these principles and the declaration of independence. so i think he was just inspired by that moment. >> sunday on "after words" clayborn carson recalls his journey as a civil rights activist participating in the march on washington. it's part of three days of book tv this weekend, monday, featuring authors and books on the inauguration, president obama and martin luther king jr. >> representative mike thompson of california chairs a democratic task force that's examining g
is the headline of this? guest: 10% of our students are reached the bench to bench mark in a craig -- in mathematics. look at the highest performing countries -- half of their eighth graders are at the international advanced benchmark. even though our eighth graders, the percentage of high- performance students is well below the very best. host: we see the asian students with many numbers performing at the advanced a level. guest: there is a national movement to put a craters into high school mathematics. that is like algebra and above. you can reuse -- read to this data two ways. there is a need to give them more advanced math but a pessimistic view might be that we are placing a lot of kids in advanced math who are not prepared for it. if our eight craters are performing at this level and have only 7% performing at this level, we don't have a region where naturally prepared for a high-school geometry or mathematics class. host: tell us about your interpretation of the science performance. guest: what is jumping out is look at the #two system. the second highest, the system with t
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